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ANLA’s approval

Projects in the extractive and energy sector are awaiting approval from the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA) to start.

Monday, October 19th, 2020
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MinAmbiente’s challenges

These are the most important challenges that Carlos Correa, the new Minister of Environment (MinAmbiente), has ahead.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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Colombia welcomes new MinAmbiente

President Ivan Duque announced that former Mayor of Montería (Cordoba), Carlos Correa, was appointed as the new Minister of Environment (MinAmbiente).

 

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Environmentalists’ on President Duque’s speech

President Iván Duque gave a virtual speech at the UN assembly, and environmentalists asked him for coherence between what he says and what he actually does for Colombia’s water sources.

 

Monday, September 28th, 2020
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Fracking Environmental Terms of Reference

The Environmental Terms of Reference for the development of fracking pilot projects (PPII) are ready. Here are the details.

Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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September ends with a negative report on environmental issues

The Comptroller General said that the Barrancabermeja Refinery lacks contingency measures, jeopardizing local water sources. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

 

Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Colombia’s environmental commitments

The Ministry of the Environment (MinAmbiente) spoke about how Colombia is preparing to update its environmental commitments. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

 

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Royalties and fracking: the debate

Some Senators think that the modifications to the General System of Royalties (SGR) seek to benefit the development of unconventional resources in Colombia.

Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Cabrales talks industry in the times of Covid-19

Sergio Cabrales, Engineering Professor at the Andes University, explained the factors that the government must take into account to support the industry as an ally in Colombia’s economic reactivation process.

 

Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Suarez leaves the ANLA

Rodrigo Suárez submitted his resignation to the National Environmental Licensing Agency (ANLA), after two years leading the entity.

Monday, August 17th, 2020
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